Aran Islander
Collection:Aran
Year:1934
Description:Two photographs of the same man. One of the photographs is a photograph of the man in profile. The photograph was taken by anthropologists from Harvard University. It was taken about 1934. The caption at the back of the photograph reads "Photograph taken by anthropologists from Harvard University about 1934. The man lived on one fo the Aran Islands. He was aged 40, had brown hair, grey-blue eyes and was six foot tall. On the basis of his physical and facial appearance and his colouring the scientists classified him as 'Dinaric'
Subject headings: -Aran Islands -Adults -Men
Copyright:that is Balkan. However, there have been so many waves of immigrants into Ireland and the population is now so mixed that it is not possible to identify individuals as being descended from any particular group of settlers.".